While sunny Florida may be known for its temperate weather conditions, the state also offers visitors a substantial amount of attractions that are perfect for those rainy days:
- Museum of Illusions Orlando
This brand new museum opened in Orlando during 2020 at Icon Park and offers visitors over 15 brain-bending interactive exhibits. Explore rooms of mirrors, clone tables, vortex channels and symmetry rooms, Have fun with the “head on a plate” exhibit, swap noses with your partner, find yourself shrunk down at one end of the Ames Room or larger than life on the other side of the room.
- Madame Tussauds Orlando
Also located at Icon Park in Orlando, the exhibits at Madame Tussauds are of realistic wax figures such as Hollywood A-listers, sports icons, chart-topping musicians and notable figures from history. You can also get a selfie with any of the museum’s extensive range of DC heroes, including wax replicas of Batman, Superman, Aquaman, The Flash and Wonder Woman.
- Ripley’s Believe it or not Museum
Here you’ll find hundreds of fascinating and interactive exhibits which play tribute to the strange and odd – from shrunken heads to animal oddities and stories of unbelievable people.
- iFLY Orlando Indoor Skydiving
With the use of innovative wind-tunnel technology you’ll get the chance to experience free flight in a safe environment. There’s also a virtual reality helmet which allows you to fly around the globe, experience alpine base jumps or enter the animated world of How to Train Your Dragon.
- The Dali Museum
Located in St. Petersberg in Florida, about 20 minutes drive from the city of Tampa, The Dali Museum is home to over 2 400 Salvador Dali artworks Including a permanent collection of paintings, prints, illustrations, objects and photographs.
Running until April 2011, the museum is also featuring an immersive art exhibition, called Van Gogh Alive, which invites viewers to revel in color, light and sound and feel the sensation of walking right into some of the artist’s famous paintings such as Starry Night and Sunflowers. The exhibition features more than 3 000 Van Gogh images at enormous scale, viewed through high-definition projectors and synchronized to a classical score.